Category Archives: Adam

In West Palm, Feeling LIfe

Hey Blog, So much has happened since my last ’12 post, it’s really not worth updating. In fact, I disabled the feature that emails subscribers (let’s see if that works!).  I just want to write, and I don’t seem to … Continue reading

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Coffee at Starbucks & the Curse of Judgement

G’morning, all! We’re in Front Royal, VA.  This is a pretty special place.  It’s flat-out beautiful here, and the Catholic community is like nothing I’ve ever seen.  We may move here, but…  we’re moving on for now, heading out of … Continue reading

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Battle in the Shenandoah River State Park

The pull from the moment — into the past, future, or fantasy — is strong. I notice my old foe restlessness is back. I had a long respite. He’s back with another old enemy; irritability (and my family might say … Continue reading

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In Fort Scott, Kansas with the Kerr family

Hello friends and family, We send our thoughts and prayers from the road! A quick update, since I haven’t been able to sit and really pour my heart out lately.  Michelle is in Winnipeg with the girls, visiting Grandma, Grandpa, … Continue reading

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Notes from my meeting with my mentor from Oct. 18th

(this first part is regarding feeling bad about disappointing someone) There’s a difference between cause and condition: I can’t cause him to react in a certain way, but I can create conditions to incline him to react in a positive … Continue reading

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Notes from my Oct. 4th meeting with my mentor

Friends and family, I appreciate these sessions so much, I thought I’d share them with you via sharing my notes from them. There’s a distinction between mere human activity and authentic human action: when you are engaged in authentic human … Continue reading

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In Dallas, TX and I don’t want to blog

I wanted to see that new Ryan Gosling movie Drive, and I almost went.   I’m tired; I taught all day.  I just want to veg out and relax.  I didn’t run tonight, just went to Whole Foods and ate. … Continue reading

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Some funny spam I’ve gotten on this blog…

Apparently spammers have a strategy of sneaking their way into a blog’s comment section, inserting their links and thereby tricking the blogger into inadvertently promoting their schemes.  Because we’ve got our blog setting set so that first-time commenters need approval, … Continue reading

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What will this do to my heart?

I was listening to the audio book version of John Eldredge’s book Desire a week or so ago, and was absolutely blown away by this question he posed; “what will this do to my heart?” What a fantastic measuring stick … Continue reading

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Intentionality, unintentionality, fear, trust, God

Things are…  interesting.  And good.  And hard. For those of you who don’t yet know — we’ve sold our S. Florida house and we’re headed around the USA in an RV “interviewing” places to settle.  Yes, that’s right – all … Continue reading

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